|The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; murder; Sherlock Holmes; detective
Downloads: 89,557 (2 reviews)
|The House by the Lock - Alice Muriel Williamson|
LibriVox recording of The House by the Lock, by Mrs. C.N. Williamson. Read by Roger Melin. What secrets lay within the walls of the house by the lock? What secrets, if any, are held by the man who owns that mysterious house? A body is found in a backwater creek not far from the house by the lock, but what leads Noel Stanton on a quest to determine who the killer might be is more than merely the disappearance of his American friend Harvey Farnham...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; horror/ghost stories; mystery
Downloads: 23,905 (2 reviews)
|The Red Seal - Natalie Sumner Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Read by J. M. Smallheer Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound and will keep you guessing all the way through the final chapter! (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this rec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 10,862 (4 reviews)
|"What Was It? -- A Mystery" - Fitz-James O'Brien|
This 1859 short story probably influenced both Maupassant's "The Horla" and Bierce's "The Damned Thing". It's pretty spooky all by itself, though. The second phase of the story is a science fiction take -- a very odd one. See what you think.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Horror
Downloads: 4,030 (4 reviews)
|Ashton-Kirk, Investigator - John Thomas McIntyre|
Ashton-Kirk, who has solved so many mysteries, is himself something of a problem even to those who know him best. Although young, wealthy, and of high social position, he is nevertheless an indefatigable worker in his chosen field. He smiles when men call him a detective. "No; only an investigator," he says. He has never courted notoriety; indeed, his life has been more or less secluded. However, let a man do remarkable work in any line and, as Emerson has observed, "the world will make a beaten...
Keywords: Detective; Mystery; Investigator; Murder; New York; Librivox; audio
Downloads: 51,932 (5 reviews)
|Lady Molly of Scotland Yard - Baroness Orczy|
LibriVox recording of Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness Orczy. Read by J. M. Smallheer Lady Molly of Scotland Yard is a collection of short stories about Molly Robertson-Kirk, an early fictional female detective. It was written by Baroness Orczy, who is best known as the creator of The Scarlet Pimpernel, but who also invented two immortal turn-of-the-century detectives in The Old Man in the Corner and Lady Molly of Scotland Yard...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; mystery; detective stories
Downloads: 32,443 (5 reviews)
|Agatha Webb - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Librivox volunteers. A universally beloved woman has been murdered. But who would have the heart to kill Agatha Webb? Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the cook, who died at about the same time? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the woods? This work is also for feminist fiction lovers...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; murder; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 17,858 (4 reviews)
|The Man in Lower Ten - Mary Roberts Rinehart|
LibriVox recording of The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Someone had to take the bank notes to Pittsburgh and take a statement from John Gilmore confirming that they were indeed forged. It was McKnight's turn to go, but he was bagging off because he wanted to spend the weekend visiting Alison West in Richmond. And so his law partner, Lawrence Blakeley, is left with no choice but to make the trip himself...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobooks; Fiction; Mystery; Crime; Woman Writer
Downloads: 12,584 (4 reviews)